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All-Female Cast Breathes Relevancy Into ‘Richard III’

All-Female Cast Breathes Relevancy Into ‘Richard III’

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Columbia University reimagines William Shakespeare's "Richard III" with all-female cast.

‘Richard III,’ ‘Twelfth Night’ incorporate all-male cast to theatrical genius

‘Richard III,’ ‘Twelfth Night’ incorporate all-male cast to theatrical genius

November 19, 2013


Filed under Arts

Times have changed since Shakespeare’s day when only men performed in theater — women became a regular presence on the London stage in the late 1600s, eliminating the necessity for boys and men to play female parts. But in the Broadway production of Shakespeare’s “Richard III” and “Twelfth Nig...